[tex-live] Information/question from the CTAN team

Lars Madsen daleif at math.au.dk
Mon Jul 27 11:30:34 CEST 2015

> Hi Manfred,
> > README.md
> > README.txt
> That is a *very* good idea. The reason for many people having the
> .md format is github and similar services, which render markdown README.md
> files as the main page of a project.
> So having only one README.md is a good thing in my opinion.
> > Question to the TeX Live maintainers: As it could be that this requires
> > you to change something in your scripts we would like to know if you
> > have any objections.
> Not that I am aware of. We do not use extensions or this kind of stuff
> for testing. If the file is properly tagged in the TeX Catalogue as
> documentation file (as it is done already now), then the changes
> will be reflected in the tlpdb automatically.
> So *from*my*side* there is a full "go ahead!*
> All the best
> Norbert

I also like the idea.

Would CTAN then display the formatted .md file if it exists?


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